Louisville Music Awards http://wfpl.org en First Annual Louisville Music Awards ... Awarded http://wfpl.org/post/first-annual-louisville-music-awards-awarded <p><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/no-such-thing-useless-knowledge-louisvilles-ideafestival-returns">IdeaFestival's </a>music arm, IF Music, kicked off yesterday with a series of industry panel discussions and wrapped with the first annual <a href="http://www.louisvillemusicawards.com/">Louisville Music Awards</a> ceremony at Headliner's Music Hall.&nbsp;</p><p>Wax Fang took home top honors for song of the year with "The Blonde Leading the Blonde." Cheyenne Mize&nbsp;beat out a male-dominated field for singer/songwriter of the year, while Old Baby prevailed for rockers of the year.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Cover band of the year" might sound like the consolation prize to end all consolation prizes, but bourbon-inflected antique jazz ensemble Billy Goat Strut Revue (featuring </span>WFPL's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> own Laura Ellis on vocals) set a pretty high standard with their first trophy.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The winning acts were selected by an industry panel of 30 judges from more than 1,400 nominees submitted by the public.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 15:23:36 +0000 Erin Keane 6952 at http://wfpl.org First Annual Louisville Music Awards ... Awarded